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Dr. Who and the Daleks is a 1965 film that cashed in on the craze of Dalekmania by adapting the Doctor Who serial "The Daleks" into a cinema spectacle. It features the Daleks (IN COLOUR!) battling against Peter Cushing as Dr. Who.It was followed a year later by Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D., which did nowhere near as well.
Dr. Who and the Daleks provides examples of the following tropes: